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There are 4 ways to get from Seoul to Cheonan by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan

₩6,000 - ₩8,000

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Train  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station Mugunghwa Seoul / ...

₩5,000 - ₩15,000

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan 86.1 km

₩95,000 - ₩120,000

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan 86.1 km

₩12,000 - ₩18,000

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The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus which costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to taxi which costs ₩95,000 - ₩120,000 and takes 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) and arriving at Cheonan. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Seoul Station station and arriving at Cheonan Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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The distance between Seoul and Cheonan is 86 km. The road distance is 86.1 km.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan without a car is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000.

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The bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan takes 1h including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, depart from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, depart from Seoul Station.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Cheonan is to bus which takes 1h and costs ₩6,000 - ₩8,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ₩5,000 - ₩15,000 and takes 1h 10m.

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  • Distance: 85.8 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Cheonan, South Korea?

Ko Bus operates a bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan every 15 minutes. Tickets cost ₩6,000 - ₩8,000 and the journey takes 1h. TxBus also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Korail Mugunghwa operates a train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station hourly. Tickets cost ₩5,000 - ₩6,500 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Korail also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩5,000 - ₩6,500
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
₩5,200 - ₩5,500
Economy Class
₩6,100 - ₩6,300
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Cheonan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
₩9,500 - ₩15,000
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Economy
₩10,000 - ₩15,000
Standing
₩9,500 - ₩14,000
First Class
₩16,000 - ₩24,000
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal(Gyeongbu) to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
₩6,000 - ₩8,000
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
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kobus.co.kr
Excellent Express
₩8,000
Economy Express
₩6,200
TxBus
Phone
1644-3070
Website
txbus.t-money.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Nambu Bus Terminal(South Seoul) to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
₩6,200
Schedules at
txbuse.t-money.co.kr
Other operators
Taxi from Seoul Express bus terminal to Cheonan
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
₩95,000 - ₩120,000
Kakao taxi
Website
kakaocorp.com
International Taxi
Phone
+82 1644 2255
Website
intltaxi.co.kr

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Seoul to Cheonan bus services, operated by Ko Bus, arrive at Cheonan station.

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Seoul to Cheonan train services, operated by Korail Mugunghwa, arrive at Cheonan Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Cheonan is 86 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Seoul to Cheonan.

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